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West Branch Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-W473

Scope and Contents

Records of West Branch Monthly Meeting, 1833-1991. Includes Men's and Joint minutes 1833-1991, women's minutes 1833-84, marriages 1834-83, First-day school minutes 1863-1991, and First day school attendance books 1959-91.

Dates

  • 1833-1991

Creator

Language of Materials

Records in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the Library.

Biographical / Historical

West Branch was the site of a preparative meeting under Centre Monthly Meeting, beginning in 1824. In 1833, the preparative meeting petitioned Warrrington Quarterly Meeting (Hicksite) to be set off as a monthly meeting; the request was granted. It became a part of the Centre Quarterly Meeting at its formation in 1835.

Extent

6.5 Linear Feet

Arrangement

Divided into series: 1.Men's and Joint Minutes; 2.Women's minutes; 3.Vital records; 4.Committees.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

Existence and Location of Copies

Also available in microfilm, for use in the Library only: MR-B227-228.

General

Vol. 3.1 also includes men's minutes 1833-62 and removals sent 1840-98. Vol. 1.2 includes note disowning Isaac Kirk.
Title
RECORDS OF WEST BRANCH MONTHLY MEETING
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Date
2005
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library